Meet Rakesh Vaid, a duke of 20000 pivotal rings

August 30, 2015 - photo frame

Neighbours and friends called Rakesh Vaid “mental” and his mother was mad when she initial listened his “crazy” thought in 2013 though he remained resolute. In a subsequent dual years, Vaid done over 200 inhabitant and general records, including 3 Limca Book of Records, for a largest collection of pivotal rings (13,500), largest collection of pivotal rings on Bollywood luminary Amitabh Bachchan (1,110), biggest pivotal ring (Titanic), smallest pivotal sequence (Indian inhabitant flag) among others.

The 62-old-year-old Delhi proprietor is now bustling scheming photoframe pivotal bondage on former boss APJ Abdul Kalam as a reverence to a “Missile Man” on his 84th birth anniversary descending on Oct 15.

“It’s my adore and honour for a late boss that we have motionless to make 500 pivotal rings on his memory. R Rajendran, owner of Assist World Records that had awarded me for a largest collection of pivotal rings on actor Rajinikanth (1,212) final year, has invited me to Puducherry where we will be felicitated on a occasion,” Vaid tells HT. 
Rakesh with a hulk 10-feet-long, 1-feet-wide and 11-inch-tall Titanic boat indication with 52 photoframe pivotal rings of some of a organisation members and passengers strung all around a bow. (HT Photo) 

Vaid’s unit in easterly Delhi’s Mayur Vihar Phase-II  is no reduction than a tiny print archive. Name any actor, sportsperson or even a leisure fighter, and we can find a garland of pivotal bondage with their photographs unresolved from a arrangement play put adult all opposite his residence. His sketch room is filled wall to wall with awards, certificates and medals, all he achieved in only dual years. 

The ‘ring’ master also has 1,100 print support pivotal chains, any on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sachin Tendulkar–the largest such collections so far. Key rings on Modi’s RSS days to his initial day during a Prime Minister’s Office and a cricketer’s much-celebrated childhood design holding a bat to his final Test are partial of his collection.

Now, he is eyeing to explain his fourth Limca record for a largest collection of pivotal bondage (20,000) in a country. His attainment has already been concurred by a High Range Book of Records in 2015.

After regulating a housekeeping organisation for 21 years, this Delhiite quit work in 2012 due to his health condition.

“During my service, my clients would benefaction me pivotal rings as tokens of appreciation, and we used to keep them in my house. Gradually, we also started collecting photoframe pivotal rings of opposite personalities. During that period, we also done some-more than 300 hand-made bondage in sundry shapes, sizes and colours that enclosed India Gate, swimming pool, tubelight, steel detector, etc,” recalls Vaid.

In Feb 2013, a year after his retirement, Vaid motionless to reconstruct his house. That was when one of his neighbours beheld hundreds of his pivotal rings kept in a carton. “He asked me because we didn’t put them on display,” says Vaid, adding that after counting they found that there were as many as 7,700 pivotal rings. 
A certificate released to Rakesh Vaid by Limca Book of Records. (HT Photo         

“Soon, we contacted Limca Book of Records and many other inhabitant and general organisations like Universal Records Forum, Everest World Records, Record Setter and a rest is history,” he says, while holding one of a certificates.          

Addicted to branch any rubbish element into a uncover piece, Vaid had to face his wife’s rage for “ruining income and time.” “I used to collect magazines and newspapers to collect cut-outs of opposite personalities. My mother was opposite it, so we had to censor those rings. My neighbours laughed during me when they came to know about my hobby, though my daughter, who stays in Mumbai, corroborated me,” a gourmet says.

The ‘lord of rings’ might have large annals underneath his belt, though still turns child-like with fad as he shows off a hulk 10-feet-long, 1-feet-wide and 11-inch-tall Titanic boat indication with 52 photoframe pivotal rings of some of a organisation members and passengers strung all around a bow. He finished a masterpiece in merely 28 days (January 12, 2014 – Feb 10, 2014), regulating thermocol sheets, draft paper, cardboard, pencils and fibreglass sheet.

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